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Company Name:
Wood's Homes Foundation
Approximate Salary:
55000.00 Per Year
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Payroll Coordinator

We Never Say No. We Never Give up. We Never Turn Anyone Away.


Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, nationally accredited non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Today we have over 500 employees and provide more than 40 programs for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore, and Fort McMurray.


The commitment to high-risk adolescents, many of whom are faced with some very tough issues, is a point of pride for Wood’s Homes. The type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence. We are proud of the high quality support services offered to our clients, partners and communities and, through our programs, will continue to promote and assist in the development and well-being of children, youth and families.


Payroll Coordinator

Take your career to the next level!


We are currently seeking a highly organized and detail oriented Payroll Coordinator for our Human Resources Department.  Working in a dynamic environment, you are a deadline driven individual with exceptional attention to detail.


Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Payroll Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and timely handling of all matters relating to payroll.


RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation and distribution of payroll with critical deadlines.
  • Advising management and employees on interpretation of the related Collective Agreement articles, government legislation and internal policy.
  • Upkeep of employees files.
  • Maintaining automated accounting systems for all payroll cheques, entries, accounts etc.
  • Preparing all monthly remittances for statutory deductions, etc.
  • Providing client service both internally and externally on all payroll and benefits related issues.
  • Assisting in preparation of annual operating budget staffing sheets.
  • Reviewing and tracking all staff changes throughout the year.
  • Providing backup to Benefits Coordinator during absences.
  • Involvement on committees, with Human Resources Manager’s approval.



  • Professional Designation with the Canadian Payroll Association is required.
  • 2-4 years of direct payroll experience is required.
  • Experience processing payroll in Dayforce by Ceridian or similar system is preferred.
  • Experience in preparation of payroll with benefits.
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent information technology skills including word, excel and outlook.


Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.


Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: [email protected] Please quote ‘Last Name, First Name, Payroll Coordinator’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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